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THE: ALASKA DAILY EMPIRE
VOL. IV., NO. 607. JUNEAU, ALASKA, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 81, 1914. PRICE TEN CENTS. ? ? ?? ????? i i ? 1 - " rr^.n . B 11 ?? MaEi ?i??I 683 HB^nBIl ono cf??sa j^H H Smfij jfttgn i^Saj BjKfei ?8S05n MMKSkk BB^** ^-' ? PsSH I9w ijSBffl I HwB MB BSJfiS H?I s3BS*f4 |&?iSB9 BnSffiR BS9 S93E ES^MB ^^M ^EgA Kd flfifl SKI ? BS&&3 BB m HI Ml M HXH fl^H Hwfl r-vT* K ^ R&fsa 5-3 eSH BM P^SSi H TOJ(RjjfX JfS^Jl iTp^H HV SCftjj^) ;,\ ' ? ,;0\ Bfi'Mj fSj fl gjB^H fc^SSalil [., | E^R? ( j ? 23 1 54 ?* t \ ? I SwFi MffjPI B^^B HBH __ ?? = . i ALLIES, ON OFFENSIVE, DRIVE GERMANS EASTWARD Czar and Porte Declare War, Fight Is On PRESIDENT f SUPPORTS BUNNELL VALDEZ, Oct. 31.?Charles E. Bun-; nell, the regular Democratic nominee 1 for Delegate to .Congress, received the ( following message from President ? Wood row Wilson: ' White House, Washington, D. C. Oct. 30. 1914. > Hon. Charles E. Bunnell, * Valdez, Alaska, (Forwarded from < Juneau.) May I not upon the eve of elec- 5 tion senff you my greetings and ' express my earnest hope that you will be sent to my support by ' the people of your Territory. ' (Signed) WOODROW WILSON. y 1 ANNOUNCED FROM WASHINGTON WASHINGTON. Oct. 31.?President , Wood row Wilson yesterday forward ed his telegraphic endorsement to f Charles E. Bunnell, at Juneau, Denv r ocratic nominee for Delegate to Con- ( gress from Alaska. He expressed the <j hope that Mr. 8unnell would be elect- i ed to support the administration. CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE VERIFIES. This morning, Z. R. Cheney, Demo cratic National Committeeman for Al aska, received the following cable- . gram: t "Washington, D. C.. Oct. 31, 1914. I "Hbn. Z. R. Cheney, s "Democratic National Committee, r "Jneau, Alaska. : "President has wired Bunnell telegram endorsing him kindly. (Signed) "THOMAS J. PENCE." + + + + ? + ? + + + + + <? + + ?!? + '*; + ? + ANOTHER REASON TO * + DEFEAT WICKERSHAM ??. ? + + The President's telgram en- <? ?> aorsing the candidacy of + + Charles E. Bunnell makes a + + few things clear: + + 1. The only way now that * + the people of Alaska can show + + their appreciation of what Pres- * + ident Wilson has done for Alas- + , + ka is to vote for his choince, * 1 + Charles E. Bunnell. He has + i ? asked for it ? < + 2. A vote against the Presi- * + dent's choice for Delegate to * + Congress Is a vote against the ? I + administration which has saved + + Alaska from stagnation and de- ?> \ * cay. + ? + 3. One more thing must be + kept in mind: It is known that + , ?fr Delegate Wickersham Is a re- + ? lentless fighter against every + + one who opposes him. The clr- + v cumstance that the President . <? has endorsed his opponent pre- * + eludes the possibility of Wick- + * ersham's supporting the Presi- + > dent or working with him. He + + won't do it. He will fight the + + President. ALASKA HAD + + BETTER BY FAR HAVE NO + + DELEGATE DURING THE + + NEXT TWO YEARS THAN + + TO ELECT WICKERSHAM. * + <? +???+???++++++++?1 + FOOTBALL SCORES TODAY. *| * + + + + + ? + + + + + * + + + + + Harvard, 7; Michigan. 0. Princeton. 7: Williams. 7. Yale, 49: Colgate, 7. Navy. 16; A. & M. of North Carolina, 14. Pennsylvania. 40; Swarthmore, 6. Chicago. 0; Wisconsin. 0. Cornell. 48; Holy Cross, 3. THE WEATHER TODAY. Maximum?47. Minimum?41. Cloudy.?Rain. Precipatlon.?.27. J WILSON'S TELEGRAM PROVED ..The following affidavits verify the ?eceipt of the telegrams from Presi dent Wilson to Charles E. Bunnell ?nd from Thomas J. Pence to Z. R. Sheney. The telegram to Charles E. Bunnell vas addressed to him at Juneau, and orwarded to him at Valdez. .A copy >f the telegram was given to John W. Troy, of Juneau, who had an order to iccept all telegrams received at Ju leau for Mr. Bunnell. The Empire, In addition to recelv ng the telegram at Juneau, received i copy of It by wire from Valdez. AFFIDAVIT OF JOHN W. TROY JNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TERRITORY OF ALASKA. ss. JOHN W. Troy, being first duly iworn, on oath deposes and says: I am editor of the Alaska Daily Em lire, a newspaper published at Ju teau, Alaska; That on October 25th,I 914, Mr. Charles E. Bunnell, candl late for Delegate to Congress, placed n my hands the following order: "United States Signal Service, "Juneau, Alaska. "Please deliver all telegrams ad dressee' to me to John W. Troy. Oct 25. 1914. "CHARLES E. BUNNELL." That on Friday, October 31, 1914, I ?eceived from the United States ca >le office at Juneau, Alaska, a rrves ;age addressed to Charles E. Bun lell, of which the following is a true ind correct copy: "Signal Corps United States Army Telegram. Received at Juneau, Alaska. 36 S. I. G. W. 31. II?TLn? WhitA Hnuse. Washington. 0. C. Oct 30?14. Charles E. Bunnell, Juneau, Alaska. May I not upon the eve of elec tion send you my greetings and express my earnest hope that you will be sent to my support by the people of your Territory. W000R0W WILSON." 5:05 p. m. JOHN W. TROY. ..Subscribed and sworn to before me, H. Ziegter, a Notary Public in and 'or the Territory of Alaska, this 31st lay of October, 1914. (SEAL) A. H. ZIEGLER, Notary Public for Alaska. My Commission expires July 3, 1917. AFFIDAVIT OF Z. R. CHENEY. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, TERRITORY OF ALASKA, sa. ..Z. R. CHENEY, being first duly sworn, on oath deposes and says: I am the Democratic National Com mitteeman for the Territory of Alas ka; That on October 31, 1914, at 9:30 i. m., I received from Thomas J. Pence, Assistant to the chairman of the Dem ocratic National committee, at Wash ington, D. C., a telegram, of which the following is a true and correct copy: "Signal Corps, United States Ar my Telegram. Received at Juneau, Alaska. 2?SI WG?8. U?SM?Washington, D. C. Oct. 31, 1914. Honorable Z. R. Cheney, Democratic National Commit teeman, I ... Al?k3 President has wired Bunnell telegram endorsing him kindly. THOMAS, J. PENCE. 9:15 a. m. Z. R. CHENEY, Subscribed and sworn to before me A. H. Ziegler, a Notary Public In anc for the Territory of Alaska, this 31s1 day of October, 1914. A. H. ZIEGLER, (SEAL) Notary Public For Alaska My Commission expires July 3, 1917 BOSTON, Oct. 31.?The town of Scl tuate won tho mile of trees offeret by the Massachusetts Fotestry As sociation in a tree planting contest li which 58 cities and towns took part PRESIDENT WILSON ASKS FOR BUNNELL'S ELECTION President Woodrow Wilson has asked for the election of Charles E. Bunnell, Demo cratic nominee for Delegate to Congress from Alaska, in the following telegram, received at Juneau last night and forwarded to Mr. Bunnell at Valdez: 36 S I G. W. 31 U-The White House, Washington, D. C., Oct. 30-14. Charles E. Bunnell, Juneau, Alaska May 1 not upon the eve of election send you my greetings and express my earnest hope that you will be sent to my support by the people of your Territory. 5:05 P. M. /' WOODROW WILSON. : ? i I _ _ j _ _ _ JAPAN i ORDERS ATTACK TOKYO, Oct. 31.?The War Office has announced that the Japanese had > opened a general attack this morning f | on the German possessions at Tsing- 1 I tau. ( ? ? ? f WARSHIPS BOMBARD TSINGTAU 1 TOKYO, Oct. 31.?The Japanese and t British warships, masked by a heavy ( fog and mist, approached to within ] i a short distance of the forts at Tsing- ( tau and delivered a vigorously offen i sive bombardment. ?? ! INDIANS AT TSINGTAU. ' LONDON, Oct 31.?An Indian con- ] tingent has been added to the British and Japanese who are operating against the German forces at Tslngtau. | BRITISH WARSHIPS ARE IN THE NORTH , SEATTLE, Oct. 31.?The steamer j Jefferson arriving from Alaska ports, brings reports that Thursday night ( she sighted a powerful British cruiser or battleship and gunboat or sloop of ! war at anchor In Alert bay. The officers of the Jefferson say that they are certain that It was neither the Newcastle nor the Rain bow, which are the only British war crafts supposed to be In North Pacific waters. LITTLE GIRL SUFFERS VERY PAINFUL ACCIDENT DOUGLAS, Oct. 31. ? Little Flor ence Olson Is in St. Ann's hospital suffering from a broken leg as the re sult of a fall from a bridge near her home. Two or three children wore placing on tho bridge when Florence fell from the edge and dropped to the , ground about ten feet below. At the I latest reports she is resting easily. - ? * 0 BELGIAN ORDERED FROM MEXICO. MEXICO CITY. Oct. 31.?Tho Car ranza government today handed Paul Muy, Belgian minister, his passports because of disrespectful notes utter ed by his respecting the operations of i tramways in Mexico in which the Bel . gians are financially interested. CABINET OFFICER IS HELPING FAIRBANKS, Oct. 31.?R. F. Roth, vho took the oath of office and as tumed his duties as United States district Attorney for the Fourth Ju licial Division today, received a tele tram today from Attorney-General Thomas Watt Gregory, giving him ind the assistants in his office per nission to devote the next three days ;o assisting in the campaign for the ilection of Charles E. Bunnell, the 3emocratic nominee for Delegate to Hongress. Roth Selects Assistants. United States District Attorney R. f. Roth has asked the Attorney-Gen jral to permit him to appoint Harry K. Pratt, and Reed JTeilig, two young ittorneys of this city, assistant dis irict Attorneys. Tho selections are popular. BUNNELL OUTLOOK CONTINUES IMPROVING FAIRBANKS, Oct. 31.?The out look for Charles E. Bunnell to carry Fairbanks is growing bettor as the campaign progresses. It is today bet ter than ever. He is gaining every day. Wlckersham Worried. Delegate Wlckersham is campaign ing on the croeks and ho is greatly worried. He is dealing in personal ties and making bitter attacks on cv> orybody. He speaks at Fairbanks to riight. s. - WICKERSHAM ADMITTED'"* DEMOCRATS WOULD Wllf CORDOVA, Oct. 25.?Before leaving Cordova for the interior Delfgate Jas. Wickersham in conversations admit ted that he had discovered a senti ment so strongly in fav(j/6f the Dem ocratic legislative candidates in the Third Division that ho had been con vinced that they would be elected by the people to represent them in the Alaska Legislature. WILL NOT RETAIN WAR ART TROPHIES ? BERLIN, Oct 31.?Dr. Wilkelm Bode director of the Berlin Royal Museums, has announced that nolther the mu seums themselves, nor the German government intends to retain the work of art brought into Germany during tho war. RUSSIANS AND TURKS MAKE WAR WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.? Word wus received hero tonight that Russia and Turkey had declared war against each other. Russian Fleet Attacks. LONDON, Oct. 31.?An official mes sage received today at Rome from Constantinople, announcing that the Russian fleet attacked the Turkish fleet near Sebastlpol In the Black Sea. LONDON. Oct. 31.?Both Great Bri tain and Russia presented the follow ing demands to the Sublime Porte: "An explanation of Turkey's ac tion in the Black Sea; the dismis sal of German officers from Turk ish ships; the dismantling of the Turkish cruisers Goeben and Bre slau.'* The porto was notified that if the demands wore nat complied with, dip lomatic relations would be severed. AMABASSADORS QUIT CON STANTINOPLE. WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.?Word hai reached the State Department today that the representatives of Russia, Great Britain, and France, are pre> paring to leave Constantinople, and that at toast one of the three hai asked the United States to look after the affair* of his government. TURKEY. REPUDIATES ACTION OF ITS NAVV WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.?That th( Turkiah minister of finance Informec the French ambaaaador at Conatantl nople, that the raid of the Turkish warships on Ruaalan seaports tool place without the knowledge of th< Ottoman government and presumably under the Influence of the Germar officers over the ships' crews. Is th< Information conveyed In a dispatch today to the State Department here by American Ambassador Morgenthau who added that the Russian ambassa dor received instructions from his gov ernment to demand his passports anc make an effort to see the Grand Viz er who pleaded Illness and did no receive him. The Empire guarantees Its adver tisers the largest circulation ot an; newspaper La Alaska. GERMANS STILL LOSE IN EAST WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.?Stubborn fighting continues on the East Prus sian frontier between the Russians and Germans and Austrlans. The Germans and Austrlans suffer ed heavy losses near Harlow at the hands of the Russians, who captured 1,000 prisoners, according to advices received today from Petrograd by the Russian embassy. ITALY CAPTURES ALBANIAN ISLAND. ROME, Oct. 31.?The Island of Sa seno was occupied today by Admiral Patrie, of the Italian navy. This corrv mands the entrance to the harbor of Avolna, Albania. GERMAN GENERALS KILLED IN BATTLE ?4? BERLIN, Oct 31.?Prlnco Henry, of Reu88, son and heir of Prince Henry VII., of Reusse, Maj. Gen. von Reich ncau, and Maj.-Gen. Franz von Mossen bach, have been killed in battle. SVINDSETh EXPOSES PROGRESSIVE TICKET N. J. Svlndseth, of Wrangell, mem ber of the Territorial Legislature, writing to C. P. Cheek, under date of Oct 27, sayB: "I was tendered the nomination on the "Progressive Democratic" ticket and declined it emphatically the same as I did on the regular Democratic ticket, but on the 22nd inst., I received a letter from Austin, of Ketchikan, stating that he was having a ticket printed. I wired to the Empire and branded it as a conspiracy in the in terests of the Non-Partisan ticket. 1 wired Wolland of Juneau about the ticket, and he replied that he was not a candidate on any ticket. Again I wired my friend that I emphatically declined and I wired Austin 'advise you that 1 absolutely forbid you print ing tickets with my name." "Notwithstanding all this, a package of tickets camo to me this morning from Ketchikan without a word of ex planation. See Wolland and wire Gan ty to see how they stand. There is yet time to acquaint most of the vot ers of tho Territory. "With all the facts before me, I can't arrive at any other conclusion than that it is a scheme to divide the vote and elect the Non-Partisans. "Can election boards bo enjoined from placing these tickets before the i voters?" CARRANZA AND VILLA ARE ELIMINATED. J AUGUS CAL1ENTES, Oct 31.?The National convention has adopted a de cree eliminating both Carranza and Villa from exercising any power in the government of Mexico. , + ? I + MARINE NOTES * . * * 1 The City of Seattle will arrive at 5 Treadwoll tomorrow morning at nine ' o'clock and is scheduled to sail south 1 again Monday. 1 The Mariposa is expected from the 1 Westward southbound tomorrow tac ! Westward Southbound tomorrow ' morning at 5 o'clock. The Dolphin, arriving from the out * side today, is scheduled to sail soutt again tomorrow morning. " The Humboldt saiiB from Seattle to night The Georgia, arriving from Sitka will sail for Skagway tomorrow al w 12:01 a. m. / The Corwin called today onrouti ? from Nome to Seattle. GERMANS FORCED TO RETREAT x AMSTERDAM, Oct. 31.?Two load ing papers published here today the report that the Germans have evac uated Ostend. LILLE EVACUATED. LONDON, Oct. 31.?The Germans again evacuated Lllle today, and the Allies' army have advanced beyond ) that place, for a considerable dis tance, driving the Germans eastward. ALLIES ORDER AN AD VANCE. LONDON, Oct 31.?The British and French War Offices today ordered a general advance with offensive oper ations in Flanders. The Germans are being forced back and the terrible slaughter Is continu ing. GERMANS STILL WANT CALAI8. LONDON, Oct 31.?That the Ger> mans have not given up the Idea of capturing Calais Is Indicated by a slg nlflcent message from Berlin by way of Copenhagen. The dispatch says: "The German general staff has decided that the army In Poland shall fall back to Silesia there to remain on the defensive until the battle In Flanders ends in the cap ture of Calais. "Such a movement would re lease three of four army corps from Silesia to Belgium." LUKWIN IN rUKI FROM BERING SEA ? - Tho steamer Corwln arrived in port at an early hour this morning enroute ^ to Seattle from Nome. She left Nome on the evning of October 17, and stop cd at Kodiak and Seward on the way South. Splendid weather is reported and a fine voyage all tho way to Ju- ' neau. Thero were 42 passengers on board all told when she left Nome. Some of them disombarked at Sew ard and five got off the ship at Ju neau. The Corwin also has on board between 70 and 80 tons of placer tin valued at $80,000. Tho tin is in charge of A. V. Dedrick. AMERICANS PROTEST AGAINST CAPTURE WASHINGTON, Oct. 31.?A formal protest to tho British government against the detention of the American copper laden steamship Kroonland at Gibraltar was made today^ WOMAN CONVICTED FOR KILLLING HER HUSBAND ?+? SEATTLE, Oct. 31.?Mrs. J. J. Ho gan, was convicted of manslaughter for killing her husband, doorkeeper for the Orpheum Theatre, of whom she was jealous. ROOSEVELT ADVOCATE8 EUROPEAN 121NG AMERICA ? PRINCETON, Oct 31.?Col. Theo 1 (lore Roosevelt, addressing the univer sity students here today,""declared that he had personally seen and examined the plans of two of the empires now involved In the European war to seize New York and San Francisco and hold the ports for ransoms because the J standing army of the United States was too weak to protect them. He said that he hoped to see a system of com pulsory. military training adopted' for 1 the youth of the land. ? DIRECTOR OF MINT TENDERS RESIGNATION WASHINGTON. Oct 31.?George E. 3 Roberts, director of the United States mint today tendered his resignation.